Boost the big three lifts with supramaximal holds and this plan of action.
Four smart rep schemes you can apply to almost any workout.
The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.
Most people shouldn't even try it. It's not for them. It very likely isn't for you. You can't handle it. Check it out anyway.
So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.
There are times when the world is against you, when you girlfriend left you, your momma don't love you, and even your dog don't much care for you. That's when it's time for the mental therapy that only a brutal training session can provide.
Whether your goal is athletic performance or muscle gain, here’s why unilateral training is a must.
A little analysis is always good. But there's a point at which more won't make you stronger, and may lead to a lot of wasted gym time. Here's why.
The real Master Blaster explains the right way to do step ups, how to develop a powerful neck, and the correct rep range for building up the hamstrings, in addition to introducing wild and wooly "shock effect" training.
Nothing beats the basic compound movements, but sometimes you need specialize or work around a problem. These exercises will help you out.
The RDL is getting popular. Good! Read this and make sure you’re avoiding the common mistakes.
Let’s tackle several different training approaches and explain why they work and when they're optimal to use.
A simple workout plan for size and strength. Nothing fancy, just fast results.
How to strengthen your grip so you can pull more weight. Bonus: Big veiny forearms. Check it out.
Ever suspect something, but don't have the studies to back it up? These coaches have. Here's what experience has taught them.
Coach Poliquin answers your questions about squats, body part splits, fasted cardio and more.
Coach Poliquin answers your questions about box squats, low carb diets, and much more.
Jeremy Frisch is the performance director at the Competitive Athlete Training Zone in Acton, Massachusetts, where he works with athletes from age six to college level.
Strengthening your lats can lead to bigger deadlifts, faster sprints, and much more. Here’s what you need to know.
Here’s why everyone should consistently do lifts at or above 90% of their 1RM.
Eight ways to train safely and effectively.
It’s difficult to lift hard and heavy when your elbows and wrists feel jacked up. Here’s how to keep them strong and healthy.
The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.
Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.
Did you design your own workout plan? Well it's probably missing a few things. Here's how to kill your weaknesses, fix imbalances, and beef up those chicken legs.